• Franz Ferdinand. Kick-ass Scottish rockers pick up where they left off in first album in four years, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action.
  • Lisa Kudrow. Web Theory star will join Scandal in a recurring role as a politician.
  • Motive. ABC summer series wraps up first season with back-to-back episodes. Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and Vega (Louis Ferreira) make a compelling team. Bring it back.
  • Paul Giamatti. The Emmy and Golden Globe winner will play Hoke Moseley, a “hardboiled and possibly insane homicide detective” in mid-1980s Miami, in FX pilot.
  • College football. It’s Opening Night. North Carolina-South Carolina, Ole Miss-Vandy, USC-Hawaii.
  • Mighty Wings. McDonald’s is getting into chicken wings. They go good with TV football.